”Unfaithful, Beautiful Woman”

Now, after going through other extremes, like life in Finland—a country of lakes, islands, snow, solitude, and melancholy—to my time in Prague—that unfaithful, beautiful woman—and then Mexico City—a metropolitan monster—I see Tehran in the lights of my nostalgia. Far, far away stands the city and my longing, my hatred, all in their ultimate intensity. I’m filled with sorrows and lost desires.

The City and the Writer: In Tehran with Mohsen Emadi

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